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Winter Survey 2020

Assemblymember Hunter's Bill to End Driver's License Suspensions Due to Traffic Debt Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that a bill she authored to prohibit driver’s license suspensions due to unpaid fees or fines or failure to appear in court passed the Assembly (A.7463-B).“As the representative of one of...

Assemblymember Hunter’s Legislation to Promote Green Technology in PILOT Projects Signed into Law

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that legislation she sponsored to raise the standards of payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) projects to encourage the use of green technologies and energy-saving measures has been signed into law (Ch....

Assemblymember Hunter’s Legislation Helping Individuals with Disabilities Obtain Suitable Housing Signed into Law

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that her legislation to allow people with disabilities to terminate a lease without penalty in order to move into more suitable housing has been signed into law (Ch. 320 of 2019).“In the same...

Free to Drive: Assemblymember Pamela Hunter & Syracuse Community Leaders Announce Support for National Campaign to End Driver’s License Suspensions for Unpaid Fines

Syracuse, N.Y. – Assemblymember Pamela Hunter (D-Syracuse) and Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) joined community leaders in both Buffalo and Syracuse Tuesday to announce support for a national movement to end the suspension of driver’s licenses...

Assemblymember Hunter’s Bill to Close Loophole in Gun Background Checks Signed into Law

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that her legislation to require out-of-state residents to waive the confidentiality of their home state mental illness records when they apply for a gun license in New York has been signed into law...

Assemblymember Hunter Tours Freedom Commons

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Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) toured Freedom Commons, a new supportive housing unit in Syracuse, on Friday, Aug. 23. She previously helped secure funding for the facility, which aims to help formerly incarcerated individuals reenter society...

Assemblymember Hunter Announces Construction Funding for Central New York Libraries

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that the state Education Department has released more than $126,000 in funding, which was secured in the 2018-19 state budget, for libraries in the Onondaga County Public Library system to complete...

Assemblymember Hunter: Historic Climate Change Legislation Now Law

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that the New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CCPA) was signed into law (Ch. 106 of 2019). Hunter co-sponsored and helped pass the measure during the 2019 legislative session...

Assemblymember Hunter: Equal Pay for Equal Work is Non-Negotiable

Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter (D-Syracuse) announced that legislation she helped pass, including a measure she co-sponsored, to prevent wage discrimination by expanding equal pay provisions and prohibiting employers from asking for salary history has...
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